Riley was born
on Thursday 14 February 1889
in Grindleton, Lancashire.
on Monday 24 April 1916
in the Parish Church, Gisburn, near Clitheroe, Lancashire.
The witnesses at the marriage were John Chew (Riley's brother) and Mary Ann Chew (Riley's sister).
27 years old
24 years old
when they married.
had the following children from
The places where he lived have been identified as:
||Source of Information
||Little Monubent, Bolton by Bowland, near Clitheroe, Yorkshire.
||Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland, near Clitheroe, Yorkshire.
||Bale House Farm, West Marton, Skipton, Yorkshire.
Farm Labourer, and during WWI he was a Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery.
on Saturday 14 July 1917
He died in action during WWI.
He was buried
in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium.
A transcription and photographs of Riley's War Memorial at Halton West can be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/Photos/WMframes/WRY/HaltonWestWM_1.html.
Riley's details on the Bolton-by-Bowland War Memorial can be found at http://www.bolton-by-bowland.org/remembrance.html.
Notes - Sources of information:
Bolton-by-Bowland War Memorial.